Use of Materials Outside the Library

Borrowing Materials

Users wishing to borrow materials must make a request to the library staff on duty and follow the established procedures.

Loan Amounts and Loan Period

User Classification Types of Materials Max.Nos. Loan Periods
Faculty/Staff of MIC & MGJC Books 100 volumes Up to a year (4/1~3/31 next year)
・Students of MIC & MGJC
・Other Faculty/Staff of MEI
・Other Students of MEI
・General Users
(graduates,family of faculty/staff,
former faculty/staff,
and others)
Books ※20 volumes 28days
All Users Audio-visual materials 5 7days
Periodicals 5 7days
Senior thesis 5 7days
Comic books 5 7days
Reserved materials ※20 volumes Regular weekdays: 5pm-**9:30am
Regular Saturdays: Noon-**9:30am
Holiday weekdays: 3pm-**9:30am

**Next opening day

※20 volumes maximum for books and reserved materials combine.

Library Card


  • Your Student ID Card also acts as your library card.

  • If students lose or damage his/her student ID card(library card),please go to General Affairs of your school first.

Faculty & Staff Members

  • Please come to the library and apply for your library card.

  • If the user loses or damages his/her card and needs a new card,the user must pay the cost for re-issuance of a card

※ Please report changes of address or phone and cellular numbers to the circulation desk(library).

Returning Materials

Borrowed materials must be returned by the due date.

  • If materials have not been returned more than two weeks after the due date, an overdue fine will be charged.

  • Please use Book drop, which is located near the entrance outside, for your return when we are closed. In the case of using Book drop, the returning date will be the next date of library opening hours.

Loan Extensions

Users who wish to extend the loan period for materials must bring the items to the Library before the due date and undertake renewal procedures.

  • You may renew borrowed items up to two times, if there are no other requests for the items.

Hold on Circulating Materials

Users may place hold requests on circulating materials.

  • If materials placed on the Hold shelf have not been picked up within one week, the reservation becomes invalid.

Services through My Library

By completing the simple process of registering a password with the Library, you may also reserve library materials,
inquire about availability, request interlibrary loans and purchase of books and other materials.

Lost or damaged library materials

In cases where library materials are lost or damaged, come to the library counter as soon as possible.


Unauthorized Lending of Borrowed Materials

Materials that have been loaned to one person may not be given or loaned to anyone else.

Non-circulating Materials

The following materials may not be circulated outside the Library.

  • Reference materials (dictionaries, yearbooks, handbooks, maps, legal volumes)

  • Statistics and census materials

  • Current editions of serials

  • Depository materials

  • Materials on the New Books Shelf (on display for one week)